Linda Arvin Skuns '63


The programs are not just for the highbrow academic. They encourage the citizens of the community to come in and benefit from what’s here, like the rare books, the 1913 flood exhibit and the baseball special collection.

Libby Durnwald '15


Students love the library, but it’s the resources and the people in it that make the libraries phenomenal.

Sam Wallace


The Libraries are far more valuable to me than just finding things that I need and making them appear. They are listeners, problem solvers — guides through the maze of databases and search strategies.

David Darrow


The Libraries make sure I have what I need to do my research. Their commitment to serving our research needs is not something you find at every university.

Margaret McAleese '15


Two months before her 2015 graduation, a marketing, sales and international business student came into the Knowledge Hub looking for some information on North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes.

Barath Narayanan


When electrical engineering doctoral candidate Barath Narayanan arrived at UD in his senior undergraduate year from Chennai, India, he learned quickly that he could rely on Roesch Library to help him find the materials and information he needed to succeed.

Deogratias Eustace


The most useful thing for me is being able to go online to access a lot of very, very important journals, both from home and at the office…

Madeline McDermott '15


In the three years Madeline McDermott took to graduate at the University of Dayton, she spent a part of every semester – and often a part of every week – in the Libraries…

New data requirements


The requirements for public digital access to scientific data gathered as part of federally funded research will go into effect this fall. The University Libraries invite researchers to a free webinar addressing a range of data-sharing compliance issues.



To mark the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, the Libraries will display Salvador Dalí’s 12 colorful, whimsical and widely interpreted illustrations May 30–Aug. 16 in Roesch Library’s first-floor gallery.